Things to Do & Places to Explore
Local Places to Explore
Carmangay Tipi Rings – A day use recreation area located west of Carmangay on Highway 23 where you can view an archeological tipi ring site.
Glen G. McFarland Memorial Nature Trail
In Carmangay – Includes the water tower, the historical train bridge, views of the Little Bow River Valley and markers describing the various animals of the area, ancient history, and industries.
Arrowwood Country Store and Museum
Railway Ave. and Centre Street
Running the Race Ranch Retreat
South of Mossleigh, AB on RR 252 587-224-7379
Trail Rides, Equestrian Activities, B&B Guest Cabins
Blackfoot Crossing – Exhibits, tours, educational programs and tipi village. Be immersed in Blackfoot culture through the gallery, crafts, dance, food, sights. www.blackfootcrossing.ca 403-734-5171 Located on Hwy 842
Sundial Medicine Wheel – Archeological Site 27 km east of Carmangay and 1.3 km south on Sundial Hill
Crowfoot Ferry – Range Road 201, 5 km south of the junction of Highways 1 and 56
Themed Sightseeing Train Excursions, Dining Car Restaurant, Tavern and Escape Rooms, Campground and Caboose Cabins, Garden Centre and Gift Store, Special events: Polar Express, Train of Terror, Train Days, Southern Alberta Music Festival and more. 403-534-2129
1 km west of Mossleigh, AB on Highway #24
Majorville Cairn and Medicine Wheel – The medicine wheel sits on top of a grassy hill 25 km east of Milo near the Bow River. The structure consists of a round stone cairn, 9 m in diameter, surrounded by a 27 m wide cobble circle connected to the cairn by 28 stone spokes.
Vulcan and District Historical Society Museum and Archives
232 Centre Street 403-485-2168
One room school house, telephone switchboard, Vulcan Advocate newspaper room, medical tools from the early years, Grandma’s kitchen, Grandpa’s workshop, musical memories, military accounts – including the former military airport, the insides of a grain elevator and video clips of local seniors sharing memories of early events.
ARCHIVES: A vast collection of photos, newspapers, history books, documents, cemetery records, and more!
ON THIS SPOT – Download the app to see the old vs. new photos throughout town.
Vulcan Tourism and Trek Station
Tourism information, gift shop, star trek memorabilia and other attractions.
115 Centre Street East 403-485-2994
Parks and Campgrounds
There are many good day trip activities at the parks and campgrounds listed below.
Vulcan & District Fish & Game Contact firstname.lastname@example.org
With a membership you can go fishing in Vulcan.
Outdoor Activities in Vulcan
The Games park includes a firepit, horsehoes, bean bag toss, ladder golf and washer toss. If you don’t have your own equipment, the Vulcan Library has a set you can borrow. This is located at 3rd Ave. N. Vulcan next to the outdoor fitness equipment and a kids park.
Disc Golf is located at Birch Park in Allen Acres and along Elizabeth Street next to the Hospital. Discs can also be borrowed from the library or purchased from Furniture Villa.
The Vulcan Lions Swimming Pool is open from May long weekend until the end of August. (403) 485-2990
Next to the swimming pool is a kids park, spray park, skateboard park and beach volleyball pit.
Champion Swimming Pool
Open from June through August on 3rd Street S.
587-793-0680 or follow Champion Swimming Pool on Facebook.
Lake McGregor Provincial Recreation Area
403-897-393 3km West of Milo on Hwy 542
- Ice Fishing
- Bird Watching
- Wind Surfing
Little Bow Provincial Park
403-897-3933 20km East of Champion on Hwy 529
- Rental Pedal Boats
- Hiking, Day Use
- Sewage Disposal
Twin Valley Reservoir Campground
403-336-9999 21km West of Champion of Hwy 529
Wyndham – Carseland Provincial Park
403-934-3523 Hwy 24 – 10km Southeast of Carseland
- Group Camping
- Easy Mountain Biking Trail Day Use Areas
- Playground and Sewage Disposal
Champion Village Campground
- Full hook-ups
- Camp Kitchen
- Fire pits, Playground
- Horseshoe Pits
- Sewage Disposal.
Vulcan Virginia Mitchell Campground
403-485-2417 330 5th St. N.
- Full Hook-ups
- Playground, Showers
- Ball Diamonds
- Soccer Field
- Rodeo Grounds
- Sewage Disposal
- Paved Walking Path
Vulcan Petro-Can Campground
403-485-6905 Full Service, Short & Long Term Stays
403-897-3933 Badger Lake 403-792-3611
Mossleigh Lions Park
Village of Carmangay Lion’s Club Campground
Contact the Villages above for more information.
Aspen Crossing Campground
A Stones Throw Campground
Located near Milo and Lake McGregor 403-669-9443